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Manifest Nation on London Live

Right after performing for Chinese New Year recently we were interviewed by London Live – the TV channle for our fair city. Here’s a brief excerpt of what was discussed:

We’re working on finding the FULL version to share with you all, but we hope you’ll be boosted by the progress of the group! See more images o nall social media with the hastag #ManifestNation.

Raising £1000 with UCL Charity

This week we were invited to ‘Bring the Noise’ at the local UCL Academy student’s party, and it was truly fulfilling. Here are some images of our time starting the party.

UCL Organisation raised in excess of £1000 for the young homeless of London through ticket sales, and we are honoured to have been able to support this cause AND engage with local young dance enthusiasts.

Find out more about UCL’s work right here.

Our involvement with The Big Dance – Thanks, Sadiq!

The Big Dance is a nationwide celebration of dance, led by the Mayor of London in partnership with People Dancing, and is in it’s 10th year. All across the country this summer different professional organisations, community groups and everything in between are engaging in different activities, and here at B-Better we have quite a unique involvement!

Tinman on Tour!

Company director, Damien, is touring with the Big Dance Bus company all summer and there are 22 dates on the schedule! Their performance piece, ‘Dance through the Decades’, showcases a number of dance styles to an uplifting and iconic soundtrack.

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Big Dance Bus in Camden!

On July 17th, the Bus FINALLY comes to Camden and will be appearing at the ‘Give It a Go‘ Festival in Parliament Hill Fields. Come see our group, Manifest Nation performing, our open class students performing, join our workshops AND see Damien hosting and performing with the show group. Phew!

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For more info on The Bus, click here.

In other news, Tinman (Damien) had the opportunity to discuss the finer points of Hiphop dance with London’s new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, at the recent Bus stop in Trafalgar Square! The Patron’s Lunch was a large event to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday and we were honoured to be part of the occasion 🙂

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For more of Tinman’s exploits, follow him on Snapchat, Periscope and Twitter with the handle, @The_TDA